Audi has announced the launch of the new Audi R8 5.2 FSI for India, thereby strengthening its leadership position in the super sports car segment. Propelled by a powerful V10 quattro engine and built using the lightweight Audi Space Frame (ASF) design, the R8 V10 goes from 0-100 kmph in 3.9 seconds, boasting of a top speed of 316 kmph. Every Audi R8 5.2 FSI is hand built and is priced at Rs. 1,32,49,000/- (ex-showroom Maharashtra). The Audi R8 5.2 FSI will be available with a manual six-speed transmission or R tronic which enables the driver to change gears in an instant via rocker switches on the steering wheel.
The quattro permanent all wheel drive technology used along with the “Launch Control” function, which is integrated with both types of transmission, helps maintain absolute stability and driving comfort. Built of aluminum in the Audi Space Frame design, this high performance automobile weighs a mere 210 kgs without compromising on handling, drive quality and safety standards. The exterior of the Audi R8 5.2 FSI is refreshed with newly designed sideblades to increase air intake and maximize performance. A very distinctive design highlight of the R8 V10 is the all LED headlights as standard equipment.